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Affton food truck haven 9 Mile Garden opens today

Affton food truck haven 9 Mile Garden opens today

July 3, 2020

Starting today, Missouri’s first food truck garden is now open in South County. The 9 Mile Garden on Gravois Road in Affton is officially open, debuting on Fourth of July weekend with a rotating lineup of 30 food trucks for lunch and dinner six days a week. The Affton Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutt...

PHOTOS: See all the beautiful blooms submitted by The Call’s readers

PHOTOS: See all the beautiful blooms submitted by The Call's readers

July 1, 2020

Some of The Call's readers showed off their beautiful summer blooms, gardens and landscaping in recent photo submissions. Enjoy the scenery and send us photos of your gardens and summer blooms to photos@callnewspapers.com....

Bethesda gets a courtyard concert

Bethesda gets a courtyard concert

June 28, 2020

The musical group Hot Soup, comprised of teenagers from Wildwood, performed outdoors for the enjoyment of the residents, who are still on quarantine, at Bethesda Southgate in Oakville May 29.

PHOTOS: Call Newspapers readers show off their beautiful gardens

PHOTOS: Call Newspapers readers show off their beautiful gardens

June 27, 2020

Our readers sent us some of their summer blooms and gardens. Enjoy the scenery and send us photos of your gardens and summer blooms to photos@callnewspapers.com.   See a gallery of all the submissions here.  ...

‘Black Lives Matter’ draws crowds, conversations

About 60 protesters with a range of colorful signs lined both sides of Gravois Road in Affton June 6 to show support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ and against racism. Some drivers passing by raised their fists in support.

June 26, 2020

About 60 protesters with a range of colorful signs lined both sides of Gravois Road in Affton June 6 to show support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ and against racism. 

Crestwood pool reopens with masks and a collaboration with Sunset Hills

An employee wears a mask at the newly reopened Crestwood pool, as seen June 19.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 26, 2020

The Crestwood Aquatic Center has been open and operating since June 15 under COVID-19 restrictions for capacity and social distancing that will make this year’s pool season far different than the past. The city said it has taken time to “thoroughly” review the St. Louis County official guideline...

Lindbergh elementary, middle school students celebrate graduation

Sappington Elementary School celebrates its graduates.

June 12, 2020

Several Lindbergh elementary and middle schools celebrated their 2020 graduates in a special, socially-distanced parade.

Flyers fly by: Class of 2020 graduation parade

2020 Lindbergh High School graduate Jimmy Keating celebrates graduation with his classmates in a socially distanced car parade on May 26, the original date of graduation.

June 10, 2020

The Lindbergh High School Class of 2020, including Brayden Kenner pictured above, drove through campus in a special celebratory parade May 26, the original date for graduation, now postponed to late summer. The students gathered at a parking lot and drove down South Lindbergh Boulevard, then par...

Hancock celebrates 2020 seniors

Teachers and administrators for the Hancock Place School District delivered yard signs to every Hancock High School senior’s house to let everyone know about their achievement in the absence of the typical pomp and circumstance. Superintendent Kevin Carl and Assistant Superintendent Tim McInnis delivered signs along with high-school FACS teacher Madison Avery, seen above.

June 4, 2020

Teachers and administrators for the Hancock Place School District delivered yard signs to every Hancock High School senior’s house to let everyone know about their achievement in the absence of the typical pomp and circumstance. Superintendent Kevin Carl and Assistant Superintendent Tim McInnis del...

The new Tower Tee features a mix of the old and the new

A rendering of the layout planned for the new Tower Tee, set to open in fall 2020.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 1, 2020

The reimagined Tower Tee is seeing its first construction activity, with the new owners promising to bring the beloved South County institution back with an expected spring 2021 opening. A year after the surprise announcement by new owners Steve Walkenbach and Lindbergh Board of Education member Mike...

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